highway safety

Speakout

Truckers weigh in on such issues as sleep apnea, distracted driving, 9/11 and safety measures.

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Bill would allow heavy trucks on interstates

Trucks weighing more than 80,000 pounds in 23 states must either unload cargo or travel on secondary roads.

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Congress extends transportation funds

Extension will fund infrastructure and safety programs through September.

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Roadside Attractions

A review of recent interesting or odd parts of trucking, plus industry data, coming events and a truck gallery.

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‘Alcolocks’ coming to U.S. Class 8s?

In the area of emissions, the regs tend to roll from California to the rest of the country; in safety/in-cab technology, though, quite a lot has sailed west across the big Atlantic pond in recent years, from EOBRs to governors and more....

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Trucking industry self-policing, Montana-style

How's this for taking matters into your own hands? After a few truck accidents on Montana highways 93 and 35 around Flathead Lake in the western section of the state, one of which spilled several thousand gallons of gasoline into soil precariously near the body of water, the public called for a ban of all truck traffic on the north-south routes, but public officials have instituted a different kind of policing measure with what they call ...

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